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LG ldf 6810

Malfunctioning door latch,wont close

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  • scoglo Jan 10, 2009

    Latch won't engage.. drawers are all the way back.

  • mareolinz Mar 04, 2009

    the dishwasher door wont close. rack is all the way back. seems like the latch wont latch.

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Sorry not real sure how the LG D/W latch operates, so i wouldnt be ogmuch help troubleshooting that for you, other thatn the obvious, checking to make sure that the racks are all the way back, ots not hiting hte cabinets on either side when closing, and that the strike plate( mounted to d/w tub is not damaged )

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